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Forum topic by bobasaurus posted 12-26-2012 12:36 AM 944 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-26-2012 12:36 AM

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My parents understand my favorite hobby very well and got me this excellent set of Lie Nielsen A2 Chisels for Christmas:

I’ve been wanting a replacement for my generic Irwins for a long time, so I’m very pleased and lucky to have a generous mom and dad. I can’t wait to hone these up and start chopping dovetails, mortises, and the like :) . Though right now it’s 10 deg F here in Colorado, and only marginally warmer in my unheated garage, so using them will have to wait.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#1 posted 12-26-2012 12:42 AM


-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#2 posted 12-26-2012 12:47 AM

Very nice!

No more blaming the tool… ;^)

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#3 posted 12-26-2012 02:07 AM

An impresseive set of chisels to be sure—- but equally impressive to me is your gratitude and appreciation for your parents’ generosity.

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#4 posted 12-26-2012 02:59 AM

Is there any chance they’re looking to adopt?

-- Dave, Colonie, NY

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#5 posted 12-26-2012 03:28 AM

You will fall in love with these chisels and being a gift from your Parents just made them priceless…...

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#6 posted 12-26-2012 03:24 PM

Yes, it got down to 2 degrees here in Colorado Christmas night. It will be in the 20s today so maybe you’ll get a chance to try out those beautiful chisels. How do they feel in your hand?

-- "People's lives are their own rewards or punishments."

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#7 posted 12-26-2012 04:30 PM

A great gift enjoy!

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 12-26-2012 04:32 PM

WOW!!! That is a great gift!

Enjoy them!

-- John -- Racine, WI -- Woodworking..."It's not just a Hobby, it's an Adventure"

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